incertae sedis


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incertae sedis

[iŋ¦kər‚tī ′sā·dəs]
(systematics)
Placed in an uncertain taxonomic position.
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Dikow (2009)--Included Oligopogon in what is presently the most comprehensive phylogenetic analysis undertaken, concluding that it remains incertae sedis as it did not group with any other genus.
In fact, among six significantly perturbed Firmicutes families, one Firmicutes family significantly increased in abundance after arsenic exposure--p_Firmicutes; c_Clostridia;o_Clostridiales;f_ Clostridiales Family XIII Incertae Sedis, B8 in Figure 1B, with a +2.
Of uncertain placement here is Klotzschia, a Brazilian genus of three species, which has morphological affinities to Azorelloideae, where it is placed incertae sedis (Nicolas & Plunkett, 2009).
Sequencing of bands from denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) also revealed that as yet uncultured bacteria classified as Prevotella, Anaerovoax (member of the Lachnospiraceae incertae sedis family), and unclassified Clostridiales and Ruminococcaceae may play a role in biohydrogenation (Huws et al.
This species was one of several treated as incertae sedis (Schuh, 2001), formerly placed in Microphylellus and not congeneric with P.
syringae and incertae sedis, which is Latin for uncertain placement.
Hence, the characters of Microfilistata are found to be doubtful, and the genus is referred to the Filistatidae incertae sedis until a further knowledge on Asian filistatids is attained.
The authors seem to have gone out of their way to make their selection varied and encompassing, including such disparate items as non-obvious abbreviations, such as per se and incertae sedis, ornithological societies and publications, behavior patterns, bird diseases, a few of the more outstanding luminaries of biology such as Darwin and Linnaeus, anatomical terms, Malaysian mythology, advances in nucleic acid science, important fossils, some obscure words to describe habitats, etc.
Traylor (1968) put Pholidornis rushiae (Cassin) in Estrildidae as a genus incertae sedis.
A phylogenetic analysis for the Sciaenidae by Sasaki (1989) using morphological, osteological, and myological evidence placed Bahaba and Totoaba in the subfamily incertae sedis.